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JoeyTort
December 29th, 2008, 12:37 AM
ok so i got this brand new acer aspire 5315-2001 for christmas. im relativly new to linux but cluless to ubuntu. how do i get wifi to work? when i click wifi-radar it gives me this: COULD NOT LAUNCH MENU ITEM Failed to execute child process "su-to-root" (No such file or directory) what do i do? i tried installing menu but wifi-radar doesnt even boot or do anything. do i need to mess with drivers and stough. can someone help me?
thanks,
Joey:guitar:

JoeyTort
December 29th, 2008, 03:13 AM
anyone?

kevdog
December 29th, 2008, 05:41 AM
Need a lot more information.

lspci -nnm
lshw -C network

That should get us started on the right track.